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American Alliance of Museums Reaccredits Vanderbilt Museum

Highest National Professional Recognition The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, following a year of rigorous self-study that led to a comprehensive report and a two-day site visit by a team of peer reviewers, has been reaccredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and...
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Vanderbilt’s New Wastewater Systems Will Reduce Nitrogen Discharge into Bay

Installation of two new wastewater treatment systems at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will help to reduce the impact of nitrogen flowing into Northport Bay. Completed in September, the project was announced recently at the Museum by County and Museum officials, and environmental advocates. This technology upgrades the 50-year-old wastewater systems at the Vanderbilt Planetarium and...
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Children’s Workshop: ‘A Kid’s Life at Eagle’s Nest’

Children can learn what it was like to live the privileged life during the 1930s in a Gold Coast mansion – and have fun doing it – in a new workshop offered by the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Education Department. A Kid’s Life at ‘Eagle’s Nest’ will be offered for grades K-5 on Saturday, December...
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Spooky Fun for Children at the Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Museum’s educators have planned a Halloween Party for children in grades K-3 on Friday, October 25, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. It’s lights out in the Museum! We’ll explore the collections with flashlights in a not-so-spooky tour, and then create a creepy jar perfect for Halloween. The workshop, led by a Museum educator,...
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Letter from the Director: Vanderbilt Museum Seeks Donation of Large Tree for Holiday Season

Museum Seeking Perfect Holiday Tree! September 26, 2019 Lance Reinheimer, Executive Director Since 1987, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has placed a very large tree in the Mansion Courtyard and decorated it for the holidays. Every year, we’ve invited the community to join us on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, to light the tree and inaugurate...
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